African Plant Database

Xyris valida Malme
Protologue : Wiss. Erg. Deut. Zentr.-Afr. Exped. (1907-1908), Bot.
Information on the genus : Xyris
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Robust perennial herb forming tussocks, to 90 cm tall, surrounded at base by old dark brown to blackish, shiny leaf sheaths
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Ecology : Swamps; peat bog with Xyris, Sphagnum; humid meadows; in floating mats of lake sides; 1125-3400 m alt.
  Perhaps also in W Uganda.
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 42984
Record n°42984
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